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File #: 14-0167    Version: 1 Name: 2/18/14 DLT Solutions, Inc. PO Resolution for Software Licensing
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2014 Final action: 2/18/2014
Enactment date: 2/18/2014 Enactment #: R-14-043
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to DLT Solutions, Inc., for AutoDesk Engineering Design and Drafting Software Licensing Status Upgrade ($24,431.28)
Title
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to DLT Solutions, Inc., for AutoDesk Engineering Design and Drafting Software Licensing Status Upgrade ($24,431.28)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve the upgrade to the existing AutoCAD software licensing to achieve usage compliance with AutoDesk, Inc., the City’s standard software used for engineering design and upkeep of critical City infrastructure records.

The City has seen significant benefit in the use of spatial data in the decision making process. Environmental and infrastructure management planning issues and the upkeep of critical City infrastructure is improved through use of engineering design and drafting software.

DLT Solutions, Inc. is the state and local government sales representative for AutoDesk, Inc. software products and maintenance for the Michigan area through GSA Contract GS-35F-4543G.

It is imperative to upgrade the current AutoCAD software licensing status to meet criteria regarding the number of legal users. All licensing of AutoDesk products will be upgraded to provide for unlimited installations but only a given number of users are allowed to open the software at the same time. Licenses can be checked out for temporary field use and additional licenses can be purchased if demand increases.

In the future, these software licensing changes will be applied on an ongoing basis as provided by the annual AutoDesk software maintenance subscription. The subscription provides ongoing access of current software versions for use of the software in mission critical City applications and is maintained with an annually budgeted expenditure.

The accompanying resolution authorizes the creation of a purchase order to process a one-time payment to DLT-Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $24,431.28 for the status upgrade of licensing of AutoDesk software to meet legal usage guidelines. This one-time payment is in addition to the annual subscription expense of $17...

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